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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 34-35

Laparoelytrotomy: An inadvertent complication of cesarean section in advanced labor


Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India

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Anish Keepanasseril
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Dhanvantri Nagar, Pondicherry - 605 006
India
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DOI: 10.4103/IJAMR.IJAMR_7_18

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Laparoelytrotomy refers to the inadvertent delivery of the fetus through transverse incision over the vagina during a cesarean section. It is found to be associated with increased risk of maternal morbidity. Being an unintended, complication of cesarean section in advanced labor; it can be avoided by proper planning of the uterine incision. We report a case of inadvertent laparoelytrotomy during cesarean section for cephalopelvic disproportion in the second stage.


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